Agenda The Experience
January 13, 2009
9:00 - 19:00 REGISTRATION
 
13:00 -14:15  OPENING KEYNOTES
The Making of Abu Dhabi: Better Capitals. Better Life. More..
 
14:30 -16:15 INTERACTIVE OPENING PLENARY 
Pointing the Way to Future Capitals: Are You in the Right Place? More..
 
16:30 -17:30 VISIONING FORUM
Wonder Women: Propelling the Growth and Competitiveness of Future Capitals More..
 
16:30 -19:00 
 
FUTURE CAPITALS COUNCILS IN PARALLEL 
The stakeholders of all Councils will meet to discuss the questions stated in each agenda. Each chairperson leads the stakeholders to identify the most pressing issues facing Future Capitals, develop the strategy for each Council, and map out the differentiators that will make regions attract financial, investment and development capital, spur the most exciting technological and environmental innovations, and develop world-class educational and cultural capital.
 

 
  • Designing for Resiliency: Logistics and Security Innovations More..
  • Connected Urban Development: Engaging Business. Sharing Governance. Applying Technology More..
  • Better-Informed Leadership. Super-Competent Cities: Getting Ten Steps Ahead More..
20:00 - 23:00
 
GALA DINNER & AWARD CEREMONY 
 
January 14, 2009
6:30 - 7:15 
 
NATURE UNLIMITED: A WALK ON THE BEACH 
 
7:30 - 8:30 
 
STROLLING BREAKFAST
 
8:30 - 11:00 
 
FUTURE CAPITALS COUNCILS IN PARALLEL 

The stakeholders of all Councils will meet to discuss the questions stated in each agenda - whereby each chairperson lead the stakeholders to identify the most pressing issues facing Future Capitals, develop the strategy for each Council, and map out the differentiators that will make regions attract financial, investment and development capital, spur the most exciting technological and environmental innovations, and develop world-class educational and cultural capital.
 

 
  • The Living Labs and Mobile Citizens: Seeing Beyond Disruptive Innovations More..
  • Cultural Collaboration Revisited: If Your Neighbor Sneezes, Should You Catch the Cold? More..
  • Demystifying Experience Design: For Better Business…Better Capitals? More..
11:15 - 13:15
 
INNOVATION THEATRE (BROADCAST BY CNBC)
Beyond the Financial and Environmental Tsunamis: Connecting Capital. Creating Capitals! More..
 
13:15 - 14:30
 
THEMATIC LUNCHES
14:30 - 16:00
 
INTERACTIVE THEMATIC LABS IN PARALLEL
The Summit will convene the most innovative executive and public leaders to address opportunities in Future Capitals. They will share successful experiences and best practices on six foremost themes. For each of these six themes, they will discuss how to connect with consumers and investors to restore confidence; they will propose collaborations for decision makers and partners to stop the free fall of the global economy; and they will manage and disseminate the unique perspectives, and explore collaborative opportunities, linkages and actions. 
 

 
LEADERSHIP LAB
On Business Leadership: Pointing the Way to a Prosperous New Year More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On Leadership  Tall Order: How can business stop the free fall of the global economy?
On Confidence  Time for CEO 2.0: What actions will cure the ‘Madoff’ disease?
On Growth Acquisition or Consolidation: How to grow in uncertain times?
On Corporate Crunch It’s a Global Recession…You Are Fired: How to hire yourself in 2009? 
On Foresight CEO Foresight: How to navigate a downturn? 
On Market Trends The Future of the Property and Stock Markets: What’s the next big thing? 

 
CANDLELIT ROUNDTABLE 
On Sustainability: Pointing the Way to Slim, Green and Blue Capitals More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On The Urban Future  Connected Communities: How to make technology work for living?
On Accountability Culture of Sustainable Living: Why YOU matters most? 
On Architecture Greening the Gray: How to co-exist in harmony with nature? 
On Human Energy The Energy Revolution: Why must the best of human energy innovate? 
On Slim Capitals  Slim Capitals 2015: How to make Ecotopia a reality?
On Water Security  Water Alert: How to avoid running dry?

 
INTERACTIVE BOARD ROOM
On Resiliency: Pointing the Way to Extreme Readiness and Improved Immunity More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On Readiness  Readiness Planning: How to tackle tomorrow’s disasters?
On Doing Infrastructure  The Bold Bailout: Why point the stimulus package to infrastructure?
On Responsibility Leverage, Debt and Responsibility: Are free lunches over?
On Cost Competitiveness  Cost Competitiveness: Which places are doing it correctly, and why?  
On Climate Control   Here Comes the Waves: How to silent the seas to protect Future Capitals?
On Resilient Mayorship  Being Resilient: How to be, to have and to hold? 

 
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP
On Collaboration: Pointing the Way to Breakthrough Competitiveness More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On New Globalization  New Economic Order: Which kind of collaboration is right for you? 
On Power  Transforming Power into Quality: When less means more?
On Openness Re-embracing Openness: Why it’s more crucial today for commerce and finance? 
On Inter-Dialogue The Future of Culture: How to link global identities to improve inter-dialogue? 
On Economic Shifts Capital is on the Move: Are you in the right place, and does it matter? 
On E-Commerce 2.0 Collaborative Commerce: What’s Next for E-Commerce?  

 
TOOLS & TOYS BOARDROOM
On Creativity & Innovation: Pointing the Way to Sustainable Productivity  More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On Experience  Design More than Meets the Eyes: How to co-create designs that speak, smell & touch? 
On Mobility   Turning Wireless Innovations Antenna On: How to spot your next Future Capital? 
On Transparency When Innovation Meets Transparency: Why do we need the Financial Internet? 
On ICT Innovations Innovations Saving Future Capitals: How to make ICT light the way?
On Living Labs Arab Living Labs: How to attract the innovative class and institutions?
On Mass Creativity Mass Creativity in a Changing World: Who retains top-down control?   

 
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP
On Livability: Pointing the Way to Superior Quality of Life More..

This session examines six critical priorities for 2009-2015:
On Good Life  Ooh! La La, Here Comes the Sensible City: How to inspire, gratify and soothe the senses?
On Earning  Employment Hotspots: How to marry quality with community?
On Connecting Mayorship & Social Networking: What does this mean for business?
On Health Future Care, Future Capitals: Where is the cure? 
On Community Superior Community Living: Is it a Friend or Foe?  
On Legibility Legible Places: What are the 11 principles crucial for success?     
  
16:15 - 17:15
 
FUTURE CAPITALS Meet & Greet 
An opportunity for all delegates to interact and network in an informal setting. Delegates are encouraged to continue to discuss and exchange views and options on call to actions for the Future Capitals’ Councils and the Leadership Labs.
 
January 15, 2009
6:30 - 7:15 
 
NATURE UNLIMITED: A WALK ON THE BEACH 
 
7:30 - 8:30 
 
STROLLING BREAKFAST
 
8:30 - 9:15 
 
SUMMARY MEETING
The Rapporteurs of the Labs and Chairs of the Councils will regroup to map interrelations, integrate knowledge gaps, and devise an action plan for the six differentiators of Future Capitals. The chairs will draft the Future Club World Summit Call To Action. Delegates are welcome to join the Summary Meeting; however, the access to the room will be limited, and follows the approach ‘first-come, first-serve' basis. More..
 
9:30- 11:00
 
VISIONING PANEL 
Leader's Hall of Fame: New Visions for Future Capitals More..
 
11:15 - 11:45 
 
INNOVATOR'S STUDIO 
Inside the Innovator's Studio: The Making of a Chairman
 
11:45 - 12:45 
 
FEEDBACK PLENARY & CONCLUSION: INTRODUCING THE FUTURE CAPITALS CLUB 
The Directors of the Future Capitals Club will introduce the forum for creators of the world’s next great cities and announce the findings of the meeting and present the call to action to the Summit’s attendees for final feedback, conclusions and next steps. The Future Capitals Club will become a transformational community of leaders, luminaries, mavericks and innovators. Join this by-invitation only Club to set the directions for cities, regions, corporations, organizations. The Club will connect the capital, the opportunities and the collaborations needed to create the next generation of great cities - our Future Capitals. 
 
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